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November 9, 2022

The Presbyterian Historical Society is thrilled to welcome a new staff member this month! 

Ky Evans is joining the Technical Services team at PHS as an Archives Technician. 

Ky graduated from Haverford College this past Spring with a B.A. in Linguistics and East Asian Languages and Cultures. Their main interests are the Chinese language and how written records influence the evolution of spoken language. They hope to pursue a PhD in linguistics at some point in the future.

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November 9, 2022

In 2019, with grant support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, PHS digitized nearly 500 images from the RNS photograph collection all of which are now viewable in Pearl. The photographs chosen for the project spanned various years, topic, faiths, and geographical locations, but all supported the Religious News Service’s mission to document twentieth...

November 7, 2022
David Miller (right) and Polly Miller (center) with Ben Masilo (left) in Lesotho, circa 1985. Pearl ID: islandora:293605 [RG 537, Box 3, Folder 8]

The David and Polly Miller Papers have been processed as Record Group 537, and the guide to the records is now available: ...

November 2, 2022

The Presbyterian Historical Society is pleased to announce the online publishing of the sermons of the Rev. Milton Arthur Galamison. The sermons, spanning 1963 to 1965, are available in Pearl Digital Collections.

Beginning in 1964, ...

November 1, 2022

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) was established in 1949 to accommodate refugees affected by the 1948 Palestine War, in which more than 700,000 Palestinians were displaced by Israeli occupation. Another exodus in 1967...

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